Thomas Jefferson Quote

Every State has a natural right in cases not within the compact (casus non faederis) to nullify of their own authority all assumptions of power by others within their limits. Without this right, they would be under the dominion, absolute and unlimited, of whosoever might exercise this right of judgment for them.


The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions of 1798 and '99 (ed. 1832)

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Every State has a natural right in cases not within the compact (casus non faederis) to nullify of their own authority all assumptions of power by...

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Every State has a natural right in cases not within the compact (casus non faederis) to nullify of their own authority all assumptions of power by...

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Every State has a natural right in cases not within the compact (casus non faederis) to nullify of their own authority all assumptions of power by...

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Every State has a natural right in cases not within the compact (casus non faederis) to nullify of their own authority all assumptions of power by...